STAIGE D. BLACKFORD, M.D.
Although it is well known that tularemia is a blood-borne infection, little notice has been taken of the frequency with which it attacks the lung. Francis1 reported abstracts of the twenty-four fatal human cases of which he had record up to October, 1928, and in more than one-third of these a diagnosis of intercurrent bronchopneumonia had been made. Simpson2 subsequently expressed the opinion that the physical signs in many of these so-called bronchopneumonias were probably due to multiple tularemic necroses. The author3 has recently published the thirteen cases which have come under his personal observation and six of these gave
BLACKFORD SD. Pulmonary Lesions in Human Tularemia12: Pathologic Review and Report of a Fatal Case. Ann Intern Med. ;5:1421–1426. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-5-11-1421
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;5(11):1421-1426.
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